Brighton to Stansted Airport by train

  • First train
    04:12
  • Last train
    00:04
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 24m
  • Distance
    121 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    82
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Brighton to Stansted Airport by train

Fast trains from Brighton to Stansted Airport take around 2 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 121 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brighton and Stansted Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Brighton to Stansted Airport?

Journeys between Brighton and Stansted Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 76 departures on the route from Brighton to Stansted Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 101 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brighton to Stansted Airport?

The Brighton to Stansted Airport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brighton to Stansted Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Stansted Airport is usually scheduled to depart Brighton around 04:12 and the last train is around 00:04. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Brighton to Stansted Airport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brighton to Stansted Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brighton and Stansted Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brighton to Stansted Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • Gatwick Express
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.